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Bow Valley entrepreneurs undeterred by COVID-19

Bow Valley entrepreneurs undeterred by COVID-19

COVID-19 presented an unexpected hurdle to overcome, or new opportunity to pivot for a number of Bow Valley entrepreneurs. Their passion for their profession and community pushed them to succeed.
Pauw foundation donates $90K to recreation programming

Pauw foundation donates $90K to recreation programming

The Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation is donating $90,000 to help offset recreation costs for Banff residents.
Bells of Banff brought hope, joy

Bells of Banff brought hope, joy

“The idea was to help foster some hope and connection for people during tough times,” says Heather Jean Jordan.
'Unexpected interruption' leads to delays in COVID-19 vaccinations locally, provincially

'Unexpected interruption' leads to delays in COVID-19 vaccinations locally, provincially

A delay in the supply of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine will leave some Albertans waiting a little longer to get vaccinated.
Freedivers battle the elements in winter dive at Lake Minnewanka

Freedivers battle the elements in winter dive at Lake Minnewanka

Freediving is a sport normally associated with the warm waters of Hawaii or the Caribbean, but Lorenza Malaguti’s passion for the little-known sport has led her to practice it in extreme conditions
Banff councillors discuss how paid parking revenues will be spent

Banff councillors discuss how paid parking revenues will be spent

A draft policy that will be presented to Banff's finance and governance committee on Monday (March 22) sets out what types of projects should be funded by the net revenues from paid parking – estimated to be $1.1 million a year.
UPDATE: Banff wolf shot and killed in Montana

UPDATE: Banff wolf shot and killed in Montana

“If we’re not careful, including in the Y2Y region, we’ll lose that connectivity and we won’t see these kinds of movements like wolf 2001.”
Cleanup of gravestones planned for Old Banff Cemetery

Cleanup of gravestones planned for Old Banff Cemetery

“The bottom line is if we don’t take the time now to preserve those gravestones, they’re going to be gone, and the lichen and moss and bacteria will erode them away forever.”
Parks Canada having 'broader discussions' about paid parking in Banff

Parks Canada having 'broader discussions' about paid parking in Banff

“This new system will maintain three-hour parking for residents and provide options for visitors – free or pay parking just like in other cities’ downtown areas,” Mayor Karen Sorensen said.
Parks Canada introducing new cycling opportunities in Banff National Park

Parks Canada introducing new cycling opportunities in Banff National Park

Lake Minnewanka Loop will be closed to vehicles Mondays through Thursdays from May 1-20 and the eastern end of Bow Valley Parkway will once again be off limits to vehicle traffic this summer.